My current meds are Lialda, canasa as needed, prednisone, and 6mp. In an effort to aid the meds with natural supplements, I also take a really good food based prenatal vitamin, 4000iu of D3, ginger for nausea, and a QBC complex (quercetin, bromelain, vitamin C) for inflammation.
Meet Dallas: Married father of 3. I have been flirting with flares on and off since I was diagnosed back in the summer of 2011. I have been spared the true nastiness of this disease–I realize it could be much worse. Some more about me: I enjoy reading, hanging out with the family and early morning walks. I used to run long distance, but that… Read More »6MP…To be, or not to be
Meet Richele Lynn: Hi again! this is an update from my original story (Pooping Machine) I submitted about a month ago. I was diagnosed with UC about 7 yrs ago. I went for my annual colonoscopy in October of this year and woah what a mess in there. ouch! Just started taking 6mp a week ago, which is why I am updating my story. Some… Read More »6MP and Away We Go
Intro: I am a 26 year old female from North Carolina, was diagnosed June of 2011. I have had 3 flares up since and just had my second colonoscopy. Symptoms: I am currently in a flare up, lots of trips to the bathroom, fatigue and pain. My Story: I just had my second colonoscopy this week, over half my colon is inflammed. Third flare this… Read More »Patiently Awaiting Remission Once Again
Intro: 24 year old female from Philadelphia, PA who was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at the age of 16. Long period of remission, and then back to the flare up. Colitis Symptoms: Blood, blood, blood. The urgency has gone down a lot since I was put on prednisone. My Colitis Story: First diagnosed in high school and suffered through a flare up for over a… Read More »Flared Up Female